take ill


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get sick

1. To be or become ill or generally unwell. I got really sick last week and had to miss several days of work. You're going to get sick in this cold weather if you don't bundle up!
2. To become nauseated, sometimes to the point of vomiting. I'm getting sick driving around all these winding mountain roads. After drinking an entire bottle of vodka, Jim got sick all over his shoes.
3. To become repelled or disgusted by something. I get sick thinking about how much we have to pay for our medical insurance.
See also: get, sick

take ill

To be or become sick or unwell. I heard your sister has taken ill recently. I hope that it isn't anything too serious?
See also: ill, take